Kayavijnana, aka: Kāyavijñāna, Kaya-vijnana; 1 Definition(s)

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In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

Kāyavijñāna (कायविज्ञान, “body-consciousness”) or kāyavijñānadhātu refers to one of the “eighteen elements” (dhātu) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 25). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., kāya-vijñāna). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

(Source): Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

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Kaya
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Vijnana
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Dharmakaya
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Kayadhatu
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Kayavinnana
Kāyaviññāṇa:—Consciousness by means of touch, sensory consciousness D. III, 243; Dhs. ...
Nirmanakaya
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Kayaklesha
Kāyakleśa (कायक्लेश).—bodily suffering or pain; कायक्ले- शभयात्त्येजत् (kāyakle- śabhayāttyejat...
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Kayapassaddhi
Kāyapassaddhi:—Serenity or quietude of the senses S. IV, 125 (cp. IV. 351 and above); ...
Kayakammannata
Kāyakammaññatā:—Wieldiness, alertness of the bodily senses included under nāmakāya Dhs...
Kayalahuta
Kāyalahutā:—Buoyancy of sense= °muduta, same loci;
Kayavinnatti
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